Katharine Kenah

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Katharine Kenah was an oceanographer, working on the ship that found the Titanic, before starting to write for children. She has written 33 books, about fictional characters and the wonders of the natural world. 


Katharine Kenah's Books

Best Seat in Kindergarten cover

THE BEST SEAT IN SECOND GRADE (2019): Beginning readers will love this warm introduction to all the excitement and uncertainty of starting kindergarten. From the team who wrote and illustrated The Best Seat in Second Grade, this prequel is a heartfelt story that's perfect for all children getting ready for kindergarten and other big early steps.

It's Sam's first day of kindergarten, and he's not so sure what to expect. Sam's teacher, Ms. Tate, takes the class on a nature walk, and at the very end, everyone gets to show off what they found! Sam makes new friends when he helps everyone find interesting things for show-and-tell. (Ages 4-8)


Flood Warning cover

FLOOD WARNING (2016): Rain has been coming down for hours. Now something is changing... The rain sounds harder and louder. The road outside looks like a river. What is happening? You may be hearing and seeing the start of a flood. "Flood Warning" is a timely topic. Young readers discover the causes and types of hurricanes, and learn what they can do to help their families stay safe. (Ages 5-10)

32nd Annual
Buckeye Book Fair
November 2, 2019
9:30 to 4:00
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